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Robert was born and raised in Portland, but moved to Medford a decade ago, which is also when he got his start helping match customers to the vehicles that best suited their needs. He's worked at the Nissan store a time or two through out his career, and most recently came back to lead the store in 2010. When he isn't in the store, you'll find Robert and his wife playing with their son, or you might find him running through the streets of Medford. Robert enjoys the Maxima and thinks it represents some of the best value in a car on the road today.
Sales Manager Jesse Cirina has been with us since January 2011. After moving here from the Bay area in 1987, Jesse started working and living in Grants Pass. He loved the area and has lived there since. Jesse's favorite Nissan, hands down is the Maxima because of its sleek look and easy power. A family man he loves to travel and spend time with his wife and daughter while boating, fishing and hunting.
Rob lives in Medford, but grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. He loves Nissan's 240Z car and looks forward to the Southern Oregon Z car club's show at the Nissan store every summer. Rob has been with the store since 2009, but he's been with Lithia for thirteen years. In his spare time, Rob loves downhill skiing and woodworking.
Matt Allen grew up in the Rogue Valley before moving away to study Business and Marketing at the University of Portland. Matt has been in the Sales/Marketing field for 10 years now and can't imagine doing anything else. During his free time, Matt likes to go camping with his wife and 2 kids. Matt's favorite car is a Nissan 370z.
Danny grew up in California, and now lives in Central Point. He's been with Lithia for more than 25 years, and he's been detailing vehicles for more than 30 years! Danny loves the 350Z and thinks they've got the best lines of any Z car Nissan ever built. In his free time, Danny enjoys concerts, drag racing, and taking his '58 Chevy pick-up out for drive.
Jim Riley likes the Southern Oregon heat in the summer; it reminds him of home. Hailing from Houston, Texas, Jim brought his years of auto experience to Medford where he takes full advantage of everything the Rogue Valley has to offer. So when you can't find Jim golfing or fishing you can find him helping people with all their automotive needs. Finding authentic Texas BBQ? That is another story.
Jeff was born and raised in Medford, and continues to live here. He's been helping people find the right parts for four years, and he's become a Nissan expert over the course of the last year. While Jeff loves the Nissan line, and is finding new and cool things about them every day, he continues to love the cars of his childhood, 1970's era Toyota's. He likes to tinker with them and drive them when the weather is right and he's got some free time.
Andy is from Alta Loma, California but now makes his home in Medford with his family. They enjoy golfing and fishing together when Andy isn't in the store. Andy made a career switch in 2010 and has found his calling taking care of people as they shop for new vehicles. Andy joined us at the Nissan store in 2010.
Originally from Cleveland Ohio, Lillian moved to Talent in 1992 to sell shoes. She joined our team in 2008. Her favorite pastime is watching her 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She drives her favorite Nissan, the 1994 Quest.
Virginia was born and raised in a little town 17 miles NE of Salem called MT. Angel. She moved to Medford many years ago with her husband to start a family and started with Lithia Nissan in 1998. She has been in the car industry since 1976. Her family including her two kids are loyal Nissan drivers and she drives her favorite Nissan, the Altima. She loves spending her free time in her beautiful gardens, talking walks, and shopping.
Parts manager John Ray has been with Lithia Nissan for over 8 years and the Nissan brand for over 15. John became a Nissan, and ASE certified technician in 1998 while completing the Automotive Technology program at Santa Rosa Junior College. A dedicated fan John continues to be a part of the Nissan world when he races his Nissan/Datsun Roadster and 240Z. Winning 'most knowledgeable' in 2009; John is the best person to go to when you have a parts question. He enjoys driving his Nissan Xterra when he's spending time with his family in Grants Pass.
Ken grew up in Rogue River, and now makes his home in Grants Pass. He loves Pathfinders and working on them. He's been with the store since about 2002, but he's been a technician since 1997. In his spare time, Ken enjoys riding dirt bikes, playing his guitar and camping around the Rogue Valley with his friends.
Skeeter was born and raised in Medford, and he and his family still live in town. He loves the 370Z and looks forward to the Southern Oregon Z car club's show at the Nissan store every summer. Skeeter enjoys spending time tweaking his Titan when he and his wife aren't busy working in the yard or taking care of their foster children. He's been at the store since the winter of 2008, but has been working in the field for almost two decades.
Brian Johnsen started his career in sales with us in 2011. He grew up in Central Point always having a passion for cars. Winning multiple titles at the Southern Oregon Speedway, Brian knows exactly what to do when the pressure is on. Brian is now married and lives in Central Point enjoying racing, fishing and spending time with his wife.
Paul moved here in from L.A. in 2005 to continue his 9 year career in the automotive field. He lives in Central Point with his wife and children. In his free time he loves to draw, play soccer and hang out with his family. Because of its sheer power his favorite Nissan is the Maxima.
A mechanic by nature Jacob has always loved being around cars. Growing up in Grants Pass he made an easy move to Medford in 2000 and started with Lithia Nissan as a technician in August 2011. Working on cars is not all he likes to do, riding his dirt bike, watching any kind of racing or traveling also tops his list.